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Svítání, autor: Radek Valtera

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maureen2musings: “ Glory of the Mountains  © Yan Zhang Photography ”

“ Glory of the Mountains © Yan Zhang Photography ”

A Korowai treehouse, West Papua New Guinea, Indonesia.  The Korowai are a nomadic forest people who live in tree houses, constructed close to 100 feet up in the jungle. The Korowai houses, well above flood-water levels, is to disrupt rival clans from capturing people (especially women and children) for slavery or cannibalism. The height and girth of the common ironwood stilts also serves to protect the house from arson attacks in which huts are set alight and the inhabitants smoked out.

The Korowai Tribe's Incredible Tree Houses. Daily Mail, Feb 2015 - The mysterious Korowai tribe of south eastern Papua, Indonesian New Guinea, live in incredible treehouses above the canopy.

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